Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Paper And Paper Products
17 - Manufacture of paper and paper products

109 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
19 May 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Unipapel, a Spanish company specialised in the manufacture and sale of paper products, has announced to the trade unions that It will apply a labour force adjustment plan affecting 109 workers. Most of the dismissals (79) will be concentrated in the plant in Tres Cantos (Madrid). In addition, 13 workers will be affected in the plant of Logroño and 17 in Aduna (Guipuzcoa). Moreover, the workers that will remain in the company will be temporarily suspended, subject to a temporary labour force plan.

Unipapel belongs to the investment fund Springwater.

Update 06/07/2016: Unipapel has announced that it will replace the employment adjustment plan with a temporary dismissal plan that will last for one year. However, it will affect all staff in Spain, which is a total of 329 workers. It was explained to the president of the Working committee that this decision will not guarantee the future of the company. The president of the working committee stressed that workers have not received wages since April 2016.


  • 19 May 2016: ABC
  • 6 July 2016: SER


Eurofound (2016), Unipapel, Internal restructuring in Spain, factsheet number 87608, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87608.